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When typing an email in Mail on aluminium Macbook in Mail errors

When typing an email in Mail on aluminium Macbook I sometimes find I am typing into a single highlighted letter space that just keeps overtyping in the one space. No new text appears apart from the most recently typed single letter. I also have the much reported problem of entire blocks of text getting erased and overtyped which are then unrecoverable. This seems to happen no matter how careful I am to not touch the trackpad. There is no option to ignore accidental input on the system preferences. Sherry

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  • Sherone Glanville Jul 28, 2009

    Hi Hamster47, Mackbook is new Aliminium one released at same time as 15" Macbook Pro last year. All updates up to date and yes - only happens in Mail. Haven't looked on Mac support site for fixes though, just on software update.
    Thanks
    Sherry

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Hi Sherry, When did this start happening and how old is the MacBook?
Go to software update (apple menu) and see if there is a firmware update available for your mac. I have a recollection of an update to fix an oversensitive scratchpad and/or keyboard issue (but I might be wrong).
Does it only happen with mail?

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